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Bygones for April 1, 2017

News Tribune, April 1, 1977 Picketers marched up and down the sidewalk on the 100 block of East Superior Street yesterday to protest the Granada Theater's change to an adult movie theater. Business owners say they're losing customers because of t...

News Tribune, April 1, 1977

  • Picketers marched up and down the sidewalk on the 100 block of East Superior Street yesterday to protest the Granada Theater's change to an adult movie theater. Business owners say they're losing customers because of the theater and adult bookstores on the block.
  • Duluth officials should learn within 30 days whether the federal Economic Development Administration will fund a feasibility study of a proposed business platform over I-35 near downtown. Mayor Robert Beaudin said several major retail businesses would be built on the platform.

 
News Tribune, April 1, 1997

  • The group Duluth Coalition for a Living Wage is expected to unveil a proposed living wage ordinance today. The ordinance would require businesses and organizations that contract with the city and receive tax breaks or low-interest loans to pay employees at least $7.25 an hour.
  • Work started yesterday at a Superior nursing home to correct problems after being cited for substandard care. St. Francis Home South, which has won awards for its care of Alzheimer's disease residents, will work with families to improve care.

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com .

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